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The Resource Oral epics from Africa : vibrant voices from a vast continent, edited by John William Johnson, Thomas A. Hale, Stephen Belcher

Oral epics from Africa : vibrant voices from a vast continent, edited by John William Johnson, Thomas A. Hale, Stephen Belcher

Label
Oral epics from Africa : vibrant voices from a vast continent
Title
Oral epics from Africa
Title remainder
vibrant voices from a vast continent
Statement of responsibility
edited by John William Johnson, Thomas A. Hale, Stephen Belcher
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The twenty-five excerpts in this volume have been selected and introduced so as to offer English-speaking readers a broad sample of the extensive epic traditions in Africa. The general introduction and the background on each epic will enable readers to understand the context of each epic and will also provide leads for further inquiry."--Jacket
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
896
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
PL8010
LC item number
.O72 1997eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1942-
  • 1942-
  • 1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Johnson, John William
  • Hale, Thomas A.
  • Belcher, Stephen Paterson
Series statement
African epic series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Epic literature, African
  • Africa
  • epics (form)
  • literature (form)
  • anthologies (form)
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Epic literature, African
  • Afrika
  • Littérature épique africaine
  • Epos
Label
Oral epics from Africa : vibrant voices from a vast continent, edited by John William Johnson, Thomas A. Hale, Stephen Belcher
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-314) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The epic of Fa-Jigi
  • narrated by Seydou Camara
  • The epic of Bamana Segu
  • narrated by Tayiru Banbera
  • The epic of Sonsan of Kaarta
  • narrated by Mamary Kuyatè
  • The epic of Almami Samori Tourʹe
  • narrated by Sory Fina Kamara
  • The epic of Musadu
  • narrated by Moikè Sidibe
  • Introduction :
  • The epic of Kelefa Saane
  • narrated by Shirif Jebate
  • The epic of Kambili
  • narrated by Seydou Camara
  • The epic of Sara
  • narrated by Sira Mori Jabaté
  • Songhay and Zarma epics.
  • The epic of Askia Mohammed
  • narrated by Nouhou Malio
  • The epic of Mali Bero
  • The oral epic in Africa
  • narrated by Djibo Badiʹe, known as Djeliba
  • The epic of Issa Korombʹe
  • narrated by Samba Gâfisso
  • Fulbe epics.
  • The epic of Hambodedio and Saïgalare
  • narrated by Hamma Diam Bouraima
  • The epic of Silâmaka and Poullôri
  • narrated by Maabal Samburu
  • The epic of Silâmaka and Hambodedio
  • narrated by Boubacar Tinguidji
  • The Soninké epic.
  • The epic of Samba Gueladio Diegui
  • narrated by Pahel Mamadou Baila
  • Wolof epics.
  • The epic of Njaajaan Njaay
  • narrated by Sèq Ñan
  • The epic of Lat Dior
  • narrated by Bassirou Mbaye
  • Egyptian epics.
  • The epic of Banī Hilāl
  • narrated by S̲h̲aykh Tāhā Abū Zayd
  • The epic of Wagadu
  • The epic of Banī Hilāl
  • narrated by ʻAẇadallah ʻAbd al-Jalāl ʻAli
  • Central African epics.
  • The epic of Mvet Moneblum, or, The blue man
  • narrated by Daniel Osomo
  • The epic of Jʹeki la Njambè Inono
  • narrated by Pierre Cʹelestin Tiki a Koulle a Penda
  • baNyanga epics of Zaïre.
  • The Mwindo epic
  • narrated by Mr. Shekwabo
  • narrated by Diarra Sylla and Jiri Silla
  • The epic of Kahindo
  • narrated by Muteresi Shempunge
  • Mande epics.
  • The epic of Son-Jara
  • narrated by Fa-Digi Sisòkò
Control code
44964320
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 331 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585163970
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
map
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)44964320
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Oral epics from Africa : vibrant voices from a vast continent, edited by John William Johnson, Thomas A. Hale, Stephen Belcher
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-314) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The epic of Fa-Jigi
  • narrated by Seydou Camara
  • The epic of Bamana Segu
  • narrated by Tayiru Banbera
  • The epic of Sonsan of Kaarta
  • narrated by Mamary Kuyatè
  • The epic of Almami Samori Tourʹe
  • narrated by Sory Fina Kamara
  • The epic of Musadu
  • narrated by Moikè Sidibe
  • Introduction :
  • The epic of Kelefa Saane
  • narrated by Shirif Jebate
  • The epic of Kambili
  • narrated by Seydou Camara
  • The epic of Sara
  • narrated by Sira Mori Jabaté
  • Songhay and Zarma epics.
  • The epic of Askia Mohammed
  • narrated by Nouhou Malio
  • The epic of Mali Bero
  • The oral epic in Africa
  • narrated by Djibo Badiʹe, known as Djeliba
  • The epic of Issa Korombʹe
  • narrated by Samba Gâfisso
  • Fulbe epics.
  • The epic of Hambodedio and Saïgalare
  • narrated by Hamma Diam Bouraima
  • The epic of Silâmaka and Poullôri
  • narrated by Maabal Samburu
  • The epic of Silâmaka and Hambodedio
  • narrated by Boubacar Tinguidji
  • The Soninké epic.
  • The epic of Samba Gueladio Diegui
  • narrated by Pahel Mamadou Baila
  • Wolof epics.
  • The epic of Njaajaan Njaay
  • narrated by Sèq Ñan
  • The epic of Lat Dior
  • narrated by Bassirou Mbaye
  • Egyptian epics.
  • The epic of Banī Hilāl
  • narrated by S̲h̲aykh Tāhā Abū Zayd
  • The epic of Wagadu
  • The epic of Banī Hilāl
  • narrated by ʻAẇadallah ʻAbd al-Jalāl ʻAli
  • Central African epics.
  • The epic of Mvet Moneblum, or, The blue man
  • narrated by Daniel Osomo
  • The epic of Jʹeki la Njambè Inono
  • narrated by Pierre Cʹelestin Tiki a Koulle a Penda
  • baNyanga epics of Zaïre.
  • The Mwindo epic
  • narrated by Mr. Shekwabo
  • narrated by Diarra Sylla and Jiri Silla
  • The epic of Kahindo
  • narrated by Muteresi Shempunge
  • Mande epics.
  • The epic of Son-Jara
  • narrated by Fa-Digi Sisòkò
Control code
44964320
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 331 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585163970
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
map
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)44964320
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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